Oct 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
. >>> federal government is speeding up the removal of decaying naval ships from the bay area. vessels that are so old they are environmental hazard. they have disposed of 36 ships far above its goal. three more are scheduled for recycling the remaining 21 ships should be gone within five years. suisun bay is one of the government sites that stores mothball. >> now the company has filed for bankruptcy claiming it is weighed down by a $23 million lawsuit filed by learning annex, one of early backers. >>> steers are getting an early start offering holiday deals. best buy, if you see something on line with lower price the store will match it. amazon and walmart are testing same day delivery. it will be available in san francisco and san jose later this month. ebay is testing a new app called ebay now that promises delivery within the hour, all right, wherever you are. even if you are on a park bench. i don't know how you give that address. park bench at the corner of x and y. it could revolutionize stuff when we want it. like the weather forecast. >> lisa: hopefully you like the forecast.
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
of government run slowly. epa rarely grants state waivers. because california has special restrictions to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world the state must sign off first. >> you have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >> reporter: as painful the prices are, not everyone thinks that california should switch so-so soon. just this week. parts of the state suffered through a heat wave where summer fuels can help fight off pollution. >>> cleaner burning gasoline is a key control measure. it cuts the emissions and causes smog. >> reporter: with the exxon mobil refinery back on line, supply should increase. wholesale prices dropped 40-50 cents but it won't be reflected at the pump until next week. so expect prices to stay high for the next few days. oil industry says california needs to expand infrastructure, build more refineries and pipelines but that is not as easy as it seems. >> the difficulty that californians love their environment. they don't want to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand, they wan